ACROSS the nationJune 2008
BOSTON—BFS Business Printing, an offset and digital printer that offers finishing, mailing and reprographic services, has upgraded its Rampage workflow system to Version 10.5, which features PDF Trap Engine.
ANN ARBOR—A new Canon imagePRESS C7000VP digital color press has been purchased by Print-Tech Inc. primarily for variable data printing, short-run color work, and to accelerate production of specialty advertising and marketing media.
LANSING—A Suprasetter A52 plate-setter was recently installed at Merritt Press. The new Heidelberg unit is the printer’s first foray into CTP.
EAGAN—White House Custom Colour has invested in Heidelberg technologies, including a new four-color Speedmaster SM 52 press with aqueous coater, a Suprasetter A52 platesetter, as well as a pair of Polar 78X programmable paper cutters.
MINNEAPOLIS—To manage its large volume of digital and offset work, commercial printer The Bureau has installed EFI Hagen OA for estimating, job management, scheduling, puchasing, inventory and fulfillment applications.
WASECA—Mixed class co-mail services are now being offered at Brown Logistics Services, part of Brown Printing. The program allows customers to optimize their mailing programs with fewer packages, sacks and pallets, and deeper drop shipment penetration.
JEFFERSON CITY—Modern Litho is running a five-color Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 105 press with aqueous coater, which is equipped with Image Control, Instant Gate, DryStar Advanced and Prepress Interface.
BURLINGTON—To expand its transactional document and direct mail services, high-volume printer/mailer Barton & Cooney has acquired two new Flexible Productivity Inserters (FPS) from Pitney Bowes. They feature flow master technology and weighing-on-the-way metering.
PENNINGTON—Direct Group is reportedly the first U.S. installation of the Océ JetStream 2200 fully variable, continuous color ink-jet, digital press.
THOROFARE—A new six-color Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 105 press with coater is now in operation at Independence Press.
DAYTON—A four-color Printmaster PM 52 press is up and running at Printpoint Printing.
FREEPORT—The two Komori 38S heatset web offset presses acquired by Freeport Press will be equipped with fully automated RECMI press delivery systems from IMC America.
WARMINSTER—At Dynamic Print & Graphic Services, a new Canon imagePRESS C7000VP digital color press is now up and running, and improving productivity.
ARLINGTON—Direct mail marketer Inline Digital Image has installed two FlowMaster RS Flex inserting systems from Pitney Bowes.
RACINE—Angel Lithographing has purchased a Presstek 34DI-X press from La Crosse Litho Supply.
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